Teacher of Music (Senior School)

April 3, 2024

Job Description

Malvern College Chengdu (MCC), fast developing K12 school in China, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Teacher of Music with competitive salary package and great career development opportunity here in MCC. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of the College’s vision and values. 

  • Contract Type: Full time, Two Years
  • Start Date: August 2024
  • Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Staff Benefits: competitive salary package, housing allowance or free apartment, flight reimbursement, medical insurance, academic holiday with full payment, contract completion bonus, tuition-free seats to staff children, staff Professional Development Programme, holiday gifts, staff activities and etc. 

Key Responsibilities

• Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated music and creative learning curriculum for students

• Teach music to students in Years 7 to 13 at Malvern College Chengdu Senior School to IGCSE and A-Level

• Facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential

• Contribute to raising standards of student attainment

• Share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth

• Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge students

• Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment

• Support the Head of Creative Learning and Technology to develop and refine the curriculum to ensure that it complements the school’s strategic objectives, is relevant to the needs of students and examining and awarding bodies

• Play an active role in the school’s co-curricular programme

Key Requirements

• Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Music or a related field of study together with qualified teacher status or an equivalent level of teaching qualification

• Experience of teaching in IGCSE, A Level in this subject area for at least two years

• Organised and committed to the role

• A commitment to contribute to the wider aspects of school life

• An effective team member

• Clear and confident communication skills, able to liaise at all levels and with all members of the school community

• The ability to adjust to a new cultural environment and show sensitivity to cultural differences

• The ability to work with international staff and be passionate and ambitious about the success of Malvern College Chengdu

• The ability to establish good working relationships with a wide range of people including students, parents, and colleagues

• Be resilient, able to work well under pressure and manage time effectively

All applications should be submitted online via the TES online application. You are required to complete your online profile and supporting statement and upload your CV. You are also required to provide details of three referees.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an online interview via Teams and a trial lesson might be followed. Candidates may be contacted at any stage after submitting their applications.

Malvern College Chengdu is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks.